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did he love space. once he retired from nasa he went under the sea. he became an aquanaut, if you will. he spent 30 days under the pacific ocean in the sea lab studying the effects of sea life on the human body. there is going to be a large group of people here today. of course, some of his fellow navy fliers. he was a navy cadet, some of the navy personnel will be here. we had the navy honor guard just a short time ago. and some of the nasa astronauts will be here acting as honorary paul bearers. john glenn will be giving the eulogy. he and carpenter were great friends, neighbors during the nasa program. with carpenter's death today, john glenn will be the sole surviving members of that mercury seven astronaut chose no one 1959 who did so much for our country into the 1960s. >> and it really makes sense that they would be so close because there are so few people who can understand the experiences that astronauts have, jim? >> reporter: yes, you know, we talked to candy carpenter just a while ago, the daughter of scott carpenter. she lives here in the boulder area. she's inside for the
we went, and dad handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february 1962 and gave this send off to his friend john glenn, on this flight. >> god speed, john glenn. >> the naval aviator would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the home town hero. he named the capsule "aurora 7." this school at city park bears his name. >> scott carpenter not only explored space, but used his knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the o. scott carpenter spent 28 days sitting at the bottom of the pacific in sealab. >> it was 300 metres below the surface, off the coast of california. it was a lab designed to test how long human being could live under water for extended periods. he's the only person who is both an astronaut and aquanaut. >> as friends, family and fellow astronauts say goodbye, scott carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life he had. what a life of adventure and inquiry. he'll be greatly missed and more importantly greatly valued for decades to come. >> scott carpenter wa
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
to justify all of nasa's term american exceptional when shoppers that offensive term due to many people but its real meaning. by consent the exception is that the us considers itself up having the right to attack anyone in the world at any time to kill anybody in the world at the time to torture anybody in the world at any time to rest any body in the world at any time i back to spy on anyone in the world and that is that their definition of american exceptionalism of which is driving us all that's why we've far as director of the future terrorism project says beloved alone won't solve terror. the world despite its ideological roots the growth of the hottest production may mean that many ideological schools. and of creating radicalized aims to create a much wider demography of the hottest and then you have another structure that is all cried out for a variety of other jihadist groups and in many countries while recording so the pool is getting larger problem is that over the past few years the adminstration and policy makers and united states and not acknowledging the fact that behind t
countries of fruits grow. there's this term that they used to justify all of nasa's term american exceptionalism. when shoppers is an offensive term due to many people but its real meaning. is that the exception is that the us considers itself up having the right to attack anybody in the world at any time. so there was no sign that during strikes coming to an end today as we boarded mention a moment usa croft is killed the head of the taliban in pakistan. four missiles with quantities come on killing at least five people but some reports suggesting it remembered that can be as high as twenty five aunties correspondent of a queanbeyan has the details. i know the official sources has gone from the academe of the all flap at the labasa lives and spoke with his animated tree it's at heart muscle with an of the monsoons. of course muscle is very important so many dead to tidy my bike this time as he was needing to head the epa and the movement toward the years the bounty was that on his head around why comedian at them and that the us has a right to the hezbollah does that mean old ont
sporge on c-span 3. >> author on america's call for scientists and engineers. >> as nasa's future goes, so to does that of america. and if nasa is healthy, then you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do because they'll see it large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go eyes fishing where there is an ocean of liquid for billions of years. we're going to dig through the soils and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. it's got biology, chemistry, physics, aerospace engineers, electrical engineers, all the stem fields. science technology, engineering and math represented in the nasaport. a healthy nasa pump that is. it's a fly wheel that society taps for invasions. >> over the past 15 years book tv aired over 40,000 programs about non-fiction books and thors. ? what's the most important issue congress should consider in 2014? that's the question for middle and high school students in span's student video cam competition. include c-span video for your chance to twin grand prize of $5,000 and we double the number
arrested and charged with hacking into the computer systems of several federal agencies including nasa and the epa. 28-year-old lori love was arrested at his home northeast of london. he was indicted in new jersey where he allegedly used a server to carry out the attacks. and love also faces attacks in virginia, and it costs americans millions of dollars. >> penn state university has reached an settlement with many victims of former coach jerry sandusky. it will pay nearly $60 million to over a dozen people. sandusky was convicted last year and is currently serving a sentence. >> reporter: it's a big settlement and these agreements have been reached one by one and now the university said nearly all of sandusky victims will now be compensated. >> reporter: it marks the end of a troubling period for penn state. nearly $60 million to be i submitted among 26 young men sexually assaulted by the former assistant football coach. in a statement the university president said we hope this is a step forward in the healing process. we cannot undo what has been done but we need to learn from this a
. >>> hacking into several u.s. earmt and nasa computer systems, 28-year-old lori move was charged with stealing information from government employees. they said they did the hacking to interrupt federal government operations. he's now free on bail until february. he's suspected of having co-conspirators in australia and sweden but no one last been charged yet. >>> hacking scandal that brought down britain's news of the world newspaper in 2011. eight people including the former editors are on trial. 144 people have settled hacking claim with the paper's owner, rupert murdock. those who have received damages include actor hugh grant, actor christopher eckelston and sarah ferguson, prince andrew's former wife. >>> storms that hit u.k. southeast meant not everyone could be prompt, proceedings got underway three hours late. no matter, this is likely to be the u.k.'s longest trials in years. the phone hacking are scandal sent shock waives through the administration. colson worked as hes director of communications. revelations that the phones of celebrities politicians and crime victims had been hacke
and the incredible story of this town and community coming up. >>> and even nasa getting into the halloween series, where the cosmos conjured up this witchy imagery and how our space agency got hold of it, straight ahead. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ jenna: well, "happening now," christmas in october. an ohio city coming together for a 13-year-old boy. his name is devin coleman, he's battling brain cancer, and his family just found out that chemotherapy isn't going the way they'd like, and the prognosis from doctors isn't good right now. when devin got this news, he said all he wanted to do was spend time with his friends and his family and to get the chance to celebrate christmas. so the city of port clinton turned the neighborhood into a winter wonderland outside his home, and they threw him a welcome home parade letting devin and his family know they're not alone during this time and giving him the best christmas of his life. that's what they wanted to do. the mayor of that town is the mayor of port clinton, ohio, and joins us now on the phone. mr. mayor, i know you have three sons yourself. just tell us a
of money to spend to protect the future of humanity. >> reporter: the alternative is to rely on nasa which he says only spots about a thousand asteroids a year that may hit earth when there are actually a million out there. but with the sentinel -- >> you can spot a charcoal against the black sky with sentinel from a distance of ten times as far from los angeles to new york. >> reporter: lou says it's not a matter of if, but when, even a small asteroid can cause massive destruction. these pictures from 1908 in tonguska, russia, are proof. and lou successfully completed two space shuttle missions. he says without this type of project, and we are simply flying blind along with all other countries in the world. he says we really need this type of telescope to give us that warning we need to stop the course of any collision with the world. reporting live, in menlo park, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> it's all up to mother nature now. the big time maverick surf contest is almost here. the contest window opens on friday. you know how this works. competitors can be given as
that this does vast collection of data that the hat was incredibly useful to national security for nasa national security purposes with respect to the initial question. as is damaged the relationship between europe and it's not that i got a nap. it seems to be shocked if he is not to because of passing the eastern germany and is eyeing off at the stats caught the eye and i think it's monday again and panic was shocked because an accident was on the criticism she don't take it to a new beginning. and now she feels that she needs to show off that he's really talking to my dilemma. but then he and down dale and he agreed that they want to talk about this and nothing concrete cannot accuse anyone in the streets in germany and ireland me it's not in the media. but then you know my review once to the studs and intercede with the united states as a trend change agreement in which it's going to be negotiated. and no one wants to discover and when google says its upset. do you think they're being disingenuous i'm not so sure. i think for instance that to mean a thing where google google. that said is tha
with the proton rocket and there is a lack of vision in the sequestration which is hitting nasa today. that still remains an area of cooperation. we have a new item on the which is the asteroid threat. buton't see that too often it does occur every now and then. it will continue to occur as we go down the road. our ability to deal with this is our space capabilities and developing those capabilities. russia has made that the defense against asteroids the prime aspect of their space program according to statements just the other day from the new head of ruscosmos. and the u.s. is trying to land a man on astro that there. at any rate, they are aware of the danger. the russians have made a proposal to have a specific which isf cooperation called strategic defense of the earth in dealing with this. it seems to me that russia and the u.s. have always cooperated best not over issues of just common concern but over what they used to call the common aims of mankind. i think this asteroid threat doesn't threaten just our countries, but the entire earth, similar to what is going on in syria that is the com
for hacking into u.s. army and nasa computer systems. the 28-year-old is accused of stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say the hacking, which started last year, exposed security risks and cost the government millions of dollars. he was arrested and released on bail until february. >> words of praise from president obama during the ceremony honoring his new f.b.i. director. james comey took over after james muller stepped down. he was installed as the bureau's new leader monday. the president describes him at someone who knows what's the right and what's wrong. he served at deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he said it must be independent of outside political forces. >> the f.b.i.'s reputation for integrity is a gift given to every new employee by those who went before, but and it is gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, comey blocked a wire topping authorization. >> congress will hear testimony from survivors of the benghazi attack. in a tweet lindsey graham said: so
rise today to offer my congratulations and support to astronaut rick, one of nasa's best and brightest and proud son of waterbury, connecticut. he and two colleagues will launch on a mission to the internags space station on november 6, prig along a package of geotracking tags from waterbury elementary school students. he will spend six months on the i.s.f., conduct several hundred experiments, and return to earth in may. he attended cross bury high school, and received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the university of connecticut. he's a veteran of three space flights having logged nearly 40 days in space. he continues to be an inspiration for students back home in connecticut and around the world. we wish him the best of luck and a safe journey. thank you. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized
're going to send it to uc davis university and they send it to the international space station. nasa wants to look at the affects of microgravity on different viruss. they'll get to us and tell us just how dirty our filthy studio is. >> come on, let's go. >> i'm going to come over to al's weather wall because we know how he likes to touch the wall here. probably dirty and gross. >> do you know what we have to do? this m&m jar. >> right. how often do you hear that candy jars are the worst place. >> so many grimy paws in this over the last couple of weeks. >> all right. >> all right. off to the space station. >> here we go. >> let's check back in with al at seaside heights, once again mr. roker. got your germs here. >> reporter: why don't you personally take those samples up there? >> nice. good try. can't get rid of us. >> reporter: all right. thanks, guys. let's show you what we've got. we've got this big storm system out in the rockies. behind it we've got snow. ahead of it we've got a lot of warm, moisture air coming up out of the south. actually reminisces of raymond making its way in t
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